Your eyes are so sharpe that you cannot onely looke through a Milstone, but cleane through the minde.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Source: Euphues and his England, page 289.
Contributed by: Zaady
There can no great smoke arise, but there must be some fire.
Source: Euphues and his Euphbus, page 153.
He that loseth his honestie hath nothing to lose.
The measure of life is not length, but honesty.
Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.
Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold.
In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.
Source: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579)
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